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Roland Anatol’evich Bykov

Roland Bykov, USSR Actor, director.

Background

  • Bykov, Roland was born on November 12, 1929.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Shchukin Drama School, 1958.

    Career

    • Acted at the Moscow Young Spectators’ Theatre. Chief Director at the Leningrad Komsomol Theatre, 1958-1960. First film at Kiev Film Studios, 1956.

      Became famous in The Overcoat (after N. Gogol’s story, directed by Aleksei Batalov in 1960, Lenfilm). Directed and played in Aibolit-66 (Mosfilm, 1966). First noted drama part in A. Tarkovskii’s Andrei Rublev, 1970, in the role of the iurodivyi (God’s fool).

      Other films: Chuchelo (Scarecrow, 1983, as director), and Letters of a Dead Man (Lenfilm, 1986, as actor, directed by K. Lopushanskii).
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    Born November 12, 1929
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